by Hoda Kotb, anchoring Nightly News tonight
Happy Thanksgiving! Wow, what a gorgeous day in New York City--- I hope you guys are having a wonderful Thanksgiving with family and friends. The folks at Nightly News are hard at work, but not missing out on turkey and the trimmings.
The dedicated workers in the NBC cafeteria (thank you Jackie) whipped up a feast for those of us who have to work today--so a big thank you to them.
Okay, now onto the business of news--our lead story is an interesting one. A couple of aspiring reality show TV stars crashed the White House dinner on Tuesday night. They didn't have tickets, they weren't on the guest list, but somehow they wound up in pictures with VP Joe Biden and White House Chief of staff Rahm Emanuel ... oh, and then they posted the pictures on their Facebook page.
So how did they get in? And what are the implications of something like this? Brian Williams was at the dinner and will have his perspective.
We are going to track the Thanksgiving Day festivities all around the country-- we will also head overseas to see what our troops are doing on this special day ...
Disney is doing something it hasn't done in more than 70 years...you have to tune in to see exactly what that is.
Okay, I am off to do some more work. My mom, brother, his wife and my cute niece are in town this Thanksgiving... so much to be thankful for. Have a nice night everyone.